A former member of the so-called “buffalo herd” of Eintracht Frankfurt is being courted by clubs from England and Italy.
Update from November 30th, 2021, 3:20 p.m .: Luka Jovic, former Eintracht Frankfurt striker, is on the sidelines at Real Madrid. The Serbian has no good cards with Carlo Ancelotti and the club would rather sell the attacker sooner rather than later. According to information from Turkish journalist Ekrem Konur, Arsenal FC are vying for Jovic and will sign him in January.
The Premier League club is planning a loan with a subsequent purchase option. In addition to Arsenal, the Milan clubs AC and Inter are also said to be interested in Jovic, as reported by the Spanish daily AS. At AC Milan, Jovic would meet Ante Rebic, with whom he caused a sensation at Eintracht Frankfurt. Together with Sebastien Haller, the duo was known as a “buffalo herd”. A change is inevitable for the Serb, otherwise his career threatens to peter out.
Eintracht Frankfurt: Jovic before change?
First report from May 4th, 2020: Milan / Madrid – The transfer market in European football is currently closed, but transfer talks and negotiations are already being held to make changes for the coming season. There could be a spectacular transfer between two top European clubs. Work According to AC Milan, the commitment of Luca Jovic from Real Madrid, as reported by several Italian media unanimously. The price is said to be 35 million euros and can be increased through bonus payments.
Eintracht Frankfurt: “Buffalo herd” made a name for itself
If this transfer coup succeeds, Luka Jovic and Ante Rebic would reunite, who will be moving from Eintracht Frankfurt to AC Milan before the current season. At Eintracht Frankfurt, the duo formed the so-called “buffalo herd” together with Sebastien Haller, who now plays football for West Ham United in the English Premier League.
After an outstanding 2018/19 season, in which Luca Jovic worked with Rebic and Haller for a national and international sensation, the Serb moved from Eintracht Frankfurt to Real Madrid for 60 million euros. Jovic has adored the “royals” since childhood and it has always been his dream to play for the Spanish club. Those in charge of Real Madrid wanted to build a successor for superstar Karim Benzema, whose career is slowly coming to an end.
Luka Jovic never came close to the performances he showed at Eintracht Frankfurt and slipped into the second link. Coach Zinedine Zidane relies on other players and only replaces the young Serb for a few minutes. Experts and fans of the Spanish club used the word “wrong purchase” early on when it came to Luka Jovic. In total, he only made 15 appearances and scored two goals in the league.
Eintracht Frankfurt: Ex-player Jovic with scandals
The headlines made the young striker rather off the pitch. Jovice breaks up with his long-time partner, with whom he had a son last year, and started a relationship with the Serbian model Sofija Milosevic. The new girl at the striker’s side is 28 years old and works for designers and brands such as Diesel and Jeremy Scott in Milan and New York.
Luka Jovic made a serious misconduct on a visit to his home town of Belgrade. The striker ignored a ban imposed by his club Real Madrid over the corona pandemic after a basketball player at the club tested positive. But Jovic celebrated the birthday of his new partner exuberantly. Now he faces severe consequences, because in Serbia there could even be a criminal complaint for his behavior. The Serbian authorities stipulate a two-week quarantine, which he failed to adhere to. “What work someone does makes no difference to the public prosecutor,” the state news agency Tanjug quoted a spokeswoman for the authorities.